Start of a new week. The pelican series will come to an end soon. As soon as I finish my pelican book! I realized after drawing the pelican above that I have drawn him before. See below. 5 years are between both drawings. Which one do you prefer? I remember that the one below took […]Flying High II — Melanie Franz
While watching the polished but pathetic responses of Phil Hogan, during an interview on RTE News this evening. One was very pleased to hear the not very publicly mentioned fact that, Enda Kenny, declined to attend the said event.
Enda Kenny specifically declared it was not a suitable thing for him to attend.
One constant and devastating Illness is Throat Cancer, made all the more devasting by the affects of current medical treatments of chemotherapy and head radiation treatment. The general effect of the later, quite commonly being the burning, stiffing and weakening of muscles controlling speech and the swallow. This means many people are unable to speak effortlessly and/or directly consume meals by way of the mouth.
Now some devices do exist for aiding speech for those so affected, but so far , it seems that no such device or remedy exists for oral consumption of food and liquids. Considering all the micro devices being developed and implant into the organs etc of the human body, surly a device could be designed to operate the damaged muscles of the human throat?
While doing a great job with the subject of domestic abuse and coercion with Geoff and Yasmeen. How come Adam’s behaviour towards Sarah, bullying interrogations, and searching her handbag, paying someone for information on her etc., are not considered to be just as much abusive and bullying behaviour as Geoff’s?
The knife cuts both ways.
As we here at streetdogs the word on the street, are customers of the Free Now taxi app. And while paying by our card account, are giving an automatic gratuity to the driver. (or so we thought). Imagine our surprise and displeasure to learn from some of these drivers, that we were, in fact, giving 15% of said gratuity to the Free Now business, and only 85% to the driver. This has been happening without our knowledge and consent, contrary to our wishes.
With the aid of the Oxford English Dictionary, we are endeavouring to find the appropriate description of the conduct involved in this transgression. Question is, would a member of the legal fraternity advise this as being an actionable tort?
It seems streetdogs the word on the street counts a few taxi drivers among its readers. One such taxi driver has given to complaining about the way tips, which are given by customers paying fares by way of their card account on the Free Now taxi app, are being included by the app, as part of the fare and charging the driver a 15% fee on the tip, which seems to be meaning, that effectively both the driver and the customer are being charged additionally more than either party has been legally contracted to pay.